15. Mr Parker Theme: Setting up the Blog

In Mr Parker V6.5+ we re-hauled the Blog page making it our best blogging experience in any of our themes! It's beautiful and functional for the active blogger. We understand that content is king and there is no better way to get good quality content out to your customers than through a blog.

To edit your blog go the Theme Editor > choose Blogs in the template picker > in the Section sidebar click Blog Page.

Blog Banner

Add a blog banner by choosing an image, caption, and position. The heading will be the name of your blog.

Blog Promos

The blog promo section is a great place to link to different blog categories (posts by tag) or even to important collections in your shop.  You can show up to three promos with image, title, and link.

Blog Posts

Choose to show your blog posts in a list or grid style layout, and to show published date and author.

Blog Sidebar 

Choose between different re-orderable blocks of content for your blog sidebar.

Bio w/ Image

Add a bio image with a paragraph about your blog author or the purpose of your blog.

Advertising

Monetize your blog by adding affiliate ads using Adsense or other similar tools. Or simply add your own image.

Social

Add social icons to the sidebar, it will show the same icons set in your Theme Settings > Social.

Newsletter

Add a newsletter subscribe box to the sidebar.

Facebook Like Button

To add a Facebook like button you will need to go to Facebook for Developers and generate the iframe code. 

Fill out the Like Button Configurator then click Get Code and select IFrame.

Paste your iFrame code in the blog page section settings.

Save your settings and your blog is set up!